error: asm/asm-offsets.h: No such file or directory

While building compcache 0.6.2 on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (10.04) with 64-bit Linux kernel 2.6.32-305-ec2, I saw this error. I believe this is an error in the 64-bit 2.6.32 kernel, so you would see this on other distributions (e.g., Gentoo, Slackware) and while compiling other kernel modules (e.g., VMWare, OpenAFS, drbd8). The good news is there…

Setting the HTML title tag in SAS ODS (the right way)

In our department and various places on the Intertubes, SAS programmers set the HTML title tag (which sets the title in web browsers and on search engines) in ODS using the headtext option: This may work in some situations, but it’s ugly and wrong. To see why, view the raw HTML: Each HTML page should…

Error : .onLoad failed in ‘loadNamespace’ for ‘RWeka’

After installing Weka/RWeka in R, you may get this error if you try to load RWeka in the same session: require(RWeka) Cannot create Java virtual machine (-4) Error : .onLoad failed in ‘loadNamespace’ for ‘RWeka’ Solution: Just close R and re-open it. Cause: Apparently the installation requires some initialization. Tested on R 2.10.1 on Windows…

“Outlook cannot open this item.” and tasks missing

Recently Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 started giving me the vague error message Outlook cannot open this item. The item may be damaged. The message would appear randomly throughout the day. Sometimes five error message boxes would be stacked up on top of each other. OK, but which item? What kind of item? Is it an…

Interaction Client spell check has limited vocabulary

Symptoms Your user complains, “The Interaction Client [Win32] spell check doesn’t work [on ACD emails],” and you notice it has a limited vocabulary (marks common words as misspelled), you may be bitten by this bug. You may not be able to select American English or switch dictionaries. Analysis In CIC 2.4, Interaction Client Win32 bundles…

Workflow menu missing in Interaction Scripter

Interaction Scripter may be missing the workflow menu entirely. This issue isn’t that there are no workflows available, but that the menu bar skips from File to Help. There is an easy solution. For a single workstation, run the following command to register the DLL: regsvr32.exe “C:\Program Files\Interactive Intelligence\PredictiveDialCOM2A.dll” If all Interaction Scripter installations at…